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Automation, Cybernetics and Society. F. H. George.

Automation, Cybernetics and Society.

Philosophical Library, NY, 1959 283 pages, index, illustrations.
Condition: Good overall hardcover, blue cloth boards, no dustjacket; ex library with a small pocket, checkout form and stamps, numbers on spine, Franklin Institute bookplate, binding slightly cracked, edgewear, corners bumped, interior clean.
Price: $25.00
Item no. C06401
Item Description
The Argument (effects of automation); The Social Background of Automation -- Science and Common Sense; The Nature of Science; Automation;

Cybernetics and Automation -- Cybernetics; Communication Theory; Signs, Language, and Communication; Logic and Machines; Computers and Computations; Servo-Systems; Cybernetics and Psychology; Cybernetics and Physiology; The Philosophical Problem of the Machine; Organisms, Models, and Feedback; Programming a Computer to Learn;

Operational Research and Automation -- Social Science, Anthropology, and the Machine; Methods of the Psychologist in the Age of Automation;Social Control and Communication; Operational Research and Scientific Method; The Future of Automation; The Automatic Factory; The Future of Civilization

half-page b&w photos of The Deuce computer in use, An exposed view of the magnetic drum for the Deuce storage unit, The Ferranti Pegasus computer, Main magnetic drum store of Pegasus, Front and back view of the first small computer to mirror the logical network described in the text.